I think my love of back to school season comes from feeling like my mother just loved us more when we were in school. Summertime was chaos and craziness, but school time brought structure and routine, which my mother craved. Who wouldn’t blame her though? An 8-hour break from our madness probably seemed like a vacation to the Bahamas.
It’s inevitable. When you start something new, people always want to know why. Bunch of Nosey Nellies around here. Because I’m not a mom yet, I can’t say because I said so, and that be the end of it. So, without tearing my hair out trying to explain it to you, it was because I was sick of being dumb-shamed.